About this book
This book provides science and technology ethos to a literate person. It starts with a rather detailed treatment of basic concepts in human values, educational status and domains of education, development of science and technology and their contributions to the welfare of society. It describes ways and means of scientific progresses and technological advancements with their historical perspectives including scientific viewpoints of contributing scientists and technologists. The technical, social, and cultural dimensions are surveyed in relation to acquisition and application of science, and advantages and hindrances of technological developments. Science and Technology is currently taught as a college course in many universities with the intention to introduce topics from a global historical perspective so that the reader shall stretch his/her vision by mapping the past to the future. The book can also serve as a primary reference for such courses.
Engineering education History of science and technology Knowledge Management Technology Education Educational Technology Foundations of Science Observational Methods Fundamentals of Time Management Principles of Technology Development Science in Islamic civilization History of Islamic Science in Spain Transfer of Technology Technology and Environment Technological systems Agricultural Advancements Overseas Expeditions and Slave Trade Ibn Al-Haytham (Alhazen) and Optics Ibn Sina (Avicenna) Anatolian Seljuk’s Value the Time